Merge 104.8 | 14 February 2021
Taylor Swift has finished re-recording one of her early albums along with six previously unreleased tracks. She’s busy re-creating her first six albums following a high-profile recording dispute. She posted more information on her social media channels about the album Fearless, along with a cryptic code signaling the full album would be released on 9th April.
Filming for the new Tom Cruise movie Mission Impossible 7 in the UAE has been cancelled with the cast and crew being forced to fly home. It is alleged that production staff working on the movie have demanded to return to the UK before mandatory 10-day hotel quarantine rules are enforced. This has resulted in the whole production facing yet another issue. Filming is now expected to resume in England instead of Abu Dhabi.
Fast & Furious 9 reportedly could be delayed for another year. The next installment in the franchise is set for release in May this year, but Variety is reporting that Universal could potentially put it off until later in the year or all the way to 2022. Sources say that Universal appears to be concentrating on releasing their own blockbusters exclusively at the cinema instead of online so we might be in for a long wait.